Old Website Of The Day 🌠🌠🌠

Calling fellow retromaniacs: Been digging for treasure in the Wayback Machine or Oocities? Found a website that updates every week, but hasn’t changed its layout since before the last millennium? Why not post your old web finds here!

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Not sure this fits the requirements, but I was happy to see this page doesn’t seem to have been updated much since 2001: https://agilemanifesto.org/

Loving the old watercolor photoshop effect, slightly transparent photo!

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https://carlsfriends.net/

This is a group dedicated to spreading dried sourdough starter said to originate from 1847. They have their origins in a UseNet group from the 1990s.

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This is so cool! I was hoping that the starter was named Carl, but the fact they’re carrying on the work of a guy named Carl 24 years after his passing is wonderful.

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this is an old geocities’ website of a transgender woman, and it always makes me feel emotional seeing it for some reason :')
https://geocities.restorativland.org/WestHollywood/Parade/1796/

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Aw, now I’m a little emotional too. Wherever Cindy Ann is now, I hope she’s doing well. <3

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My favorite old website is Rinkworks, a site full of interactive games that were cutting-edge in 1998. Nowadays it’s mostly just automated announcements for two monthly recurring multiplayer games but all the old adventure games and interactive features still work as well as they ever have.

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Rick’s Cafe - not even sure how I found this page. This guy started his site in 1998 and it’s an interesting mix of HTML how-tos, weather information and info on his band (last updated in January of this year). I love his color scheme!

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Oh that is delightful. The awkward photo!

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I’ll share this one

It’s still online, and you need google translate it, but it’s a work of lost art. A website without a menu, with pages linked by links, all about and around roosters

Here’s the personal website of some nerd who’s also apparently interested in pizza. It seems to be from the early 2000s with the last update of any sort being in 2012.

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oh, this is INCREDIBLE. The colour scheme!! The logo!!! The picture of a unicorn for some reason!!

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My own contribution: the website of the Lady Chablis, a well-known drag queen in Savannah, Georgia. You have to click on a picture of her to get into the rest of the site :)

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Yea Geoff Adams’ website is really well done

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This isn’t actually an old website, but I will share it anyway because I totally thought it was until I revisited it today and saw the copyright date at the bottom. But maybe it still counts as it is almost a decade old now :shocked:

The Payphone Museum collects pictures taken of payphones around the US in a wonderfully old web package.

While searching for the payphone museum I stumbled across this actually old site, about a random payphone in the middle of the Mohave desert. Hello? The Mojave Phone Booth Site

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I’m sure this is a famous old site, but I just came across this neat little site for Dole’s 1996 election campain now: Dole Kemp '96

What I don’t understand is that CSS was apparently introduced at the end of 1996 but this site utilises CSS…? Maybe some of you here can enlighten me. :sweat_smile:

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I also see <meta name="GENERATOR" content="Microsoft FrontPage 6.0">

Maybe the 4president.org people who are preserving the site did that later.

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i love his screaming pepper self-portrait.

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butch-femme.com, a dating site for butch and femme women. Honestly, I just love the banner ad (do we need another thread for great old web badges, buttons, banners, ads, etc.?)

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Frogland! - Really cute website all about frogs. Tons of links, most of them still working! Site was started in 1995 and last updated maybe in 2011? At least, that’s the latest blog post on it.

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